Men of Nineteen Fourteen


John Muir


OFFICE OFMEN OF NINETEEN-FOURTEEN202 SOUTH CLARK ST.CHICAGO, ILL.[illegible]Dear Sir:Please correct and return Biography below for MEN OF NINETEEN-FOURTEEN, the only obligation on your part being the acceptance of one copy containing your Biography, payable after delivery if satisfactory.Muir, Dr. John, Martinez, Cal. Geology Natural history. Dunbar, Scotland, April 21, 38.Hon. A.M., Harvard, 96; LLd, Wisconsin, 97. Student of wildernesses. F.A.A; Nat. Inst. of Arts and Letters; Acad. Arts and Letters; Sierra Club(pres); Am. Alpine Club(pres);Wash. Acad. Botany; discovered Muir Glacier.Or you can substitute a new or longer Biography to exactly suit yourself if you so desire.Return to, MEN OF NINETEEN FOURTEEN,202 S. Clark St., Chicago, III.05905

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Original letter dimensions: 24 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 22, Image 0865

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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